ORBIT Wins Contract to Supply End-to-End Airborne and Ground SatCom Systems to Unmann Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Manufacturer
Israel, September 11, 2014 – ORBIT Communication Systems Ltd., a leading provider of mission and business critical communication solutions for air, sea and land platforms, announced today that it has received an order to supply its comprehensive airborne satellite communication solution to a leading unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) manufacturer.
ORBIT will supply the UAV manufacturer with its end-to-end AirLNK™ B-LOS solution, which comprises both airborne and ground segments. This turnkey solution features ORBIT’s AirTRx 60cm VSAT, to be used for broadband Ku-band satellite communication, along with supplementary equipment, a compatible ground station and on-site support services.
Ofer Greenberger, ORBIT’s CEO: “ORBIT continues to extend its penetration into the Airborne Satellite Communication Market. We are proud to have been selected as a supplier of end-to-end satellite communication systems for unmanned aerial vehicles. ORBIT’s AirLNK B-LOS offers an optimal solution for beyond line of sight broadband communication between the aircraft and the ground station. This order is yet another vote of confidence from the UAV market in ORBIT’s proven solutions and technological capabilities.”
ORBIT’s communications systems are installed in thousands of military and civilian aircrafts worldwide. All systems meet international standards, and are considered as best-in-class based on their proven performance and durability in the harshest of environments.
About ORBIT Communication Systems
ORBIT is a global provider of highly engineered mission-critical communication solutions for air, sea and land platforms. ORBIT’s maritime, aerospace and land application solutions are suitable for commercial, defense and homeland security markets. ORBIT’s portfolio includes mobile satellite communication systems, communication management systems and tracking and telemetry ground stations, deployed on thousands of marine, airborne and ground platforms worldwide. ORBIT’s customers include leading Navies, major integrators, communication service providers, earth observation organizations and Space Agencies.
ORBIT is a public company traded on the Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE: ORBI). The company boasts an international sales and customer support network that includes the United States, Europe and the Far East in addition to its international technical services centers located around the world.